During the 1960s and ‘70s, there was a newspaper column in the New York Times called ‘Dear Abby.’
At Monday, April 1st council meeting a gentleman stood up and made some very inappropriate homophobic comments, along with comments about the homelessness in our community.
April Fools: update since Part One
Much to the chagrin of our Prime Minister I’m sure, this story adds weekly fuel to fires of controversy.
The BC Oil and Gas Commission recently revealed some concerning figures about abandoned oil and gas wells in British Columbia. In one example, Ranch Energy recently declared bankruptcy, leaving up to 500 abandoned wells in care of the Commission. Much of the cost to clean up those sites will likely fall on the shoulders of the BC taxpayer, and could be as much as $90 million for Ranch Energy’
To The Editor:
Political Sense and Nonsense
I cannot help it: the Jody Wilson-Raybould / SNC-Lavalin political storm in Ottawa and in news media has fascinated me. Bewildered me at times, but in the main, it has kept me interested week by week.
“And a little child shall lead them.” – Isaiah 11:6
Recent articles in The Tyee discuss the revelation that the RCMP have been engaged in monitoring social media – characterized in the article as “ongoing wide-scale monitoring of individuals’ social media use [that] could pose a threat to Canadians’ privacy and charter rights, say experts.”
To The Editor:
A number of reasons!
I say “we” because this is bigger than just me, I am connected to something much greater and there are a number of people with the same concerns. (So I will say “I” or “we” while not taking credit for anything.)